I can't identify this port or what it's used for on my new laptop

  1. pxfragonard's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home Version 1909 (OC Build 18363.592)
       #1

    I can't identify this port or what it's used for on my new laptop


    Sorry. I looked at so many pages of images. I posted in in Google images and it said it looks like "electronics." Thanks in advance for your indulgence.
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  2. NavyLCDR's Avatar
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    It is an Ethernet LAN port. Plug an Ethernet cable into it and you will see.
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  3. Berton's Avatar
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    NavyLCDR said:
    It is an Ethernet LAN port. Plug an Ethernet cable into it and you will see.
    Agreed. The symbol embossed just on the left of the port indicates a Network, same as on my Notebooks.
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  4. Bree's Avatar
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    Yes, the one in the middle is Ethernet and labelled as such I can't identify this port or what it's used for on my new laptop-image.png The one on the right is HDMI and also labelled I can't identify this port or what it's used for on my new laptop-image.png though a little hard to read.
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  5. pparks1's Avatar
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    yes, network jack. No question.
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  6. NavyLCDR's Avatar
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    The bottom edge of the Ethernet port will hinge downward to make room for a full size RJ-45 network cable connector.
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  7. pxfragonard's Avatar
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    Thanks very much, you guys. That was FAST!!
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  8. Berton's Avatar
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    NavyLCDR said:
    The bottom edge of the Ethernet port will hinge downward to make room for a full size RJ-45 network cable connector.
    Yeah, one of the 'benefits' of thinner and lighter with the newer Notebooks.
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